Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1911.291

Object: Quadruped

Period: Neolithic

Dimensions: H: 4.1cm. L: 6.3cm.

Region: Anatolia

Find Spot: no provenance

Description: bovid; dark fabric; lightly fired; handmodelled; the back falls away from high shoulders to the rump in a straight line; the horns have been broken off; the head is tapered to a flattened nose and mouth; traces of a tail; flat belly with short legs; genitals modelled in relief.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 10

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